March 2, 2024
Videos show a massive fire break out in a Georgia Walmart which required firefighters from several surrounding counties to put out.

Videos show a massive fire break out in a Georgia Walmart which required firefighters from several surrounding counties to put out.

Firefighters started arriving at the Peachtree City Walmart at 7:20 p.m., and efforts to extinguish the blaze stretched well into the evening, according to Fox 5 Atlanta. Police officers were the first to arrive, entering the store to attempt to put it out. Heavy smoke drove them back and several were hospitalized from smoke inhalation.

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Staff and firefighters ensured that all customers were evacuated before tackling the fire. A portion of the roof collapsed, billowing large columns of black smoke into the Georgia sky that could be seen for miles around.

Other pictures taken from customers appear to show the fire starting in the paper aisle.

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Arson investigators were sent to the scene, according to Fox 5 Atlanta, and the cause of the inferno remains under investigation as of press time.

There were no reports of customers or staff members injured in the fire, the report noted.

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